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University of Texas at Austin Supercomputing Center to Receive $10 Million in Private Funding

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced it has received a commitment of $10 million from the O'Donnell Foundation to advance data-driven science, also called data-enabled or data-intensive science.

Three Faculty Receive New $100,000 Distinguished Research Excellence Awards

Three faculty members of The University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) have received inaugural $100,000 ICES Distinguished Research Awards from the institute.

Scientist to Speak on Predictive Science

What: The Austin Forum on Science, Technology & Society Event: “The Emerging Age of Predictive Computational Science,” presented by Dr. J. Tinsley Oden from the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at The University of Texas at Austin. When: 5:45 p.m., Aug. 2. This event is free and open to the public. Where: AT&T…   » Continue Reading

Aerospace Engineering Professor Elected to United Kingdom’s Royal Society

Aerospace Engineering Professor Elected to United Kingdom’s Royal Society

Cockrell School of Engineering Professor Thomas J. R. Hughes has been elected as a Foreign Member of The Royal Society, the United Kingdom’s national academy of science and the oldest known scientific society in the world. Dr. Thomas Hughes The academy was founded in 1660 and currently has about 1,500 Fellows and Foreign Members -–…   » Continue Reading

TACC Ramping Up Staff to Deploy Ranger, Increase Support for TeraGrid Resources

The "Ranger" supercomputer, funded by the National Science Foundation Office of Cyberinfrastructure as the first of the new Track2 HPC acquisitions, is scheduled to be in full production at the Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) in January 2008.